Market Reports Articles
With oil prices forecast to remain at the lower end of the scale, Gulf Cooperation Council countries reassess their needs. A heightened focus on economic diversification drives infrastructure investment and governments address the lack of affordable housing for their growing population...
The Algerian cement market is undergoing unprecedented growth in production capacity as the country attempts to become self-sufficient in cement. This capacity build-up is mainly driven by large infrastructure projec...
Bancolombia reviews the Colombian cement market which is being stimulated by a COP54.8bn (US$18.5m) road network upgrade programme.
HSBC Global Research forecasts plenty of reasons for optimism for the global cement markets in 2017 as emerging markets increase volumes and demand for new housing raises cement demand.
Japan has made renewed efforts to pull its economy out of its downward spiral, while cement producers have been lowering production costs and reviewing export strategies.
ROI Economic Consulting takes an in-depth look at the state of the cement markets in Central America.
Indian cement producers can expect a significant upturn in government infrastructure spending.
Riyad Capital discusses the changing landscape of the Saudi Arabian cement industry.
Lebanese cement producers look to make efficiency gains as volumes dip in the domestic market.
The German cement sector has seen some positive activity in housebuilding completions and cement prices.
While the need for infrastructure and housing is considerable in Kazakhstan, lower oil receipts, a depreciating tenge and sluggish global growth conspire against elevated levels of public spending. However, the gover...
India's monsoon season has passed and cement demand has begun to pick up.
The UK cement industry is adapting to life post-Brexit and a new ownership structure for some producers.
Egypt's government is calling for new cement capacity, but existing producers are hurriedly completing fuel conversion projects.
ICR reports on the Indian cement market in the 1Q16. Mergers and acquisitions are giving a new shape to the market, while producers are starting to optimise their distribution centres ahead of the monsoon season.
Ecuador has had a difficult year with earthquakes and the fall of oil prices, but its need to expand its infrastructure is expected to fuel growth in its cement consumption base.